Phelan - Requiem mass for the repose of the soul of Mr Daniel Joseph ‘Dan’ Phelan of Bairnsdale, will be offered at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Bairnsdale on Wednesday (Dec. 23) at 1.30pm. The funeral will leave the church at the conclusion of prayers for the Bairnsdale Lawn Cemetery.COVID-19 restrictions limit attendance inside St Mary’s to 220 people. Anyone needing to remain outside the church and those who can’t attend in person are invited to follow the service livestream on the ‘Stephen Baggs Funeral Directors’ Facebook page.Phelan - Daniel Joseph, ‘Dan’ of Bairnsdale, formerly of Dargo. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, On Tuesday the 15th of December 2020.Much loved husband and best friend of Margaret for 60 wonderful years. Many happy memories to cherish forever. I will miss you so much. Rest in Peace my darling.Dan was the beloved father of Sue and Alan, Helen (Dec), Lisa and Wayne, Jenny and Steve, Louise and Laurie, Tim and Sharon. Darling Bapa of Zak and Alice Shaw , Ben, Matt and Tim Rogers, Elly Wyatt, John, Abby, Tess and Bonnie Coverdale, Jess, Claire, Sophie and Tom Trewin, Chloe and Meg Phelan and all of their partners. Dad you were the most incredible man who made us the people we are today. Your example of a hard day’s work and how to be kind, will be with us forever. You have left this earth but you will be in our hearts forever.